Definition of Plantain tree

1. Noun. A banana tree bearing hanging clusters of edible angular greenish starchy fruits; tropics and subtropics.

Exact synonyms: Musa Paradisiaca, Plantain
Terms within: Plantain
Generic synonyms: Banana, Banana Tree



Lexicographical Neighbors of Plantain Tree

plant viruses
planta
planta pedis
plantable
plantacyanin
plantage
plantages
plantago
plantago ovata coating
plantago seed
plantain
plantain family
plantain lily
plantain seed
plantain tree (current term)
plantains
plantal
plantalgia
plantar
plantar aponeurosis
plantar arch
plantar arterial arch
plantar calcaneocuboid ligament
plantar calcaneonavicular ligament
plantar cuboideonavicular ligament
plantar cuneocuboid ligament
plantar cuneonavicular ligaments
plantar cushion
plantar digital veins

Literary usage of Plantain tree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of British Guiana: Comprising a General Description of the by Henry G. Dalton (1855)
"PART I.—GENERAL REMARKS—PLANTS YIELDING EDIBLE PRODUCTS—THE SUGAR CANE —ITS VARIETIES AND PRODUCTS—RDM—THE plantain tree COTTON—COFFEE— MAIZE, ..."

2. An Authentic Narrative of Four Years' Residence at Tongataboo: One of the by George Vason (1810)
"Excursion up the country.—Description oj it and of the inhabitants.-^-Cocoa-nut a>, d plantain tree described.—Voyage to Eimeo —Taloo Harbour. —Occurrences. ..."

3. The History of British Guiana: Comprising a General Description of the by Henry G. Dalton (1855)
"PART I.—GENERAL REMARKS—PLANTS YIELDING EDIBLE PRODUCTS—THE SUGAR CANE —ITS VARIETIES AND PRODUCTS—RDM—THE plantain tree COTTON—COFFEE— MAIZE, ..."

4. An Authentic Narrative of Four Years' Residence at Tongataboo: One of the by George Vason (1810)
"Excursion up the country.—Description oj it and of the inhabitants.-^-Cocoa-nut a>, d plantain tree described.—Voyage to Eimeo —Taloo Harbour. —Occurrences. ..."

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